The Declaration of Independence

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“Was the writing of the Declaration of Independence an inevitable event?”  Class members tackle this question as they read online chapter 1 of Carl Becker’s The Declaration of Independence: A Study on the History of Ideas. Then, after examining the rhetorical organization of this famous document, individuals adopt the same structure and craft their own declaration of independence.

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9th - 10th
Social Studies & History
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4 days
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Common Core